11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday, June 30, 2023
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States
Obituary of Merle Edward Borders
Bedford – Merle Edward Borders, 93, of Bedford, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Born May 12, 1930, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Lona (Lonnie) Borders and Cora Pearl (Byers) Guthrie. He was a retired press operator for Bryant Heating and Air and a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. Survivors include one son, Keith Borders (Dena Carver), of Brownsburg; two daughters, Michelle Stiening and husband, Marty, of Butlerville and Laura Borders (Jerry Brown), of Carmel; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Hazel Adams, of Bedford; a sister-in-law, Marilyn Borders, of Bedford; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Bonnie Rose Guthrie and a brother, Ivan Borders. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 pm on Friday, June 30th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Judy Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the Crawford Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the hour of service on Friday at the Day & Carter Mortuary and where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.